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2013 Sabre 48 Salon Express

  • 48 ft
  • Express Cruiser
  • Guilford, CT, US

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Built with an incredibly thoughtful layout using proven and quality build techniques all to ensure the ultimate owner experience, the Sabre 48 is a must see. The Zeus Joystick docking system enables AUTUMN BLUES to be precisely maneuvered, empowering the owner to get her into the most precarious slips with ease. Highly optioned during the build, AUTUMN BLUES also had many thoughtful custom options including additional sound insulation in the staterooms, electric sure shade awning and a painted dark blue Awlgripped hull. Call to schedule your personal inspection.


Basic Information

48 Salon Express
Guilford, CT, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Boat Type:
Express Cruiser
Hull Material:
Hull Type:
Hull Color:
Flag Blue
Flag of Registry:

Dimensions & Weight

48 ft - 14.63 meter
52 ft 3 in - 15.93 meter
15 ft 4 in - 4.67 meter
Draft - max:
3 ft 9 in - 1.14 meter
Bridge Clearance:
Dry Weight:


QSC 8.3 Zeus Pod Drives
Cruise Speed:
27 MPH - 23.46 KTS
Joystick Control:
Engine Type:
Drive Type:
Pod Drive
Fuel Type:
550 (Individual), 1100 (combined)
Max Speed:
33 MPH - 28.68 KTS

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
500 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
160 gallons - 1 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
70 gallons - 1 tank(s)


Total Cabins:
Total Berths:
Total Sleeps:
Total Heads:
Captains Cabin:
Crew Cabins:
Crew Berths:
Crew Sleeps:
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Helm and Electronics

  • Ultrasuede STIDD electric 4-way adjustable, 2-person helm chair
  • Stazo 400 mm teak steering wheel
  • (2) 19" Glass Garmin GPS Map 8530 (BEAUTIFUL DISPLAYS!)
  • Garmin 1206 XHD 6" Open Array
  • Cummins DTS dual level throttle controls
  • Cummins Smart Craft engine display
  • CMD helm with joystick
  • Trim tabs w/Zeus pod drives
  • Autopilot w/CMD Zeus system
  • SKYHOOK GPS with dedicated receiver
  • Electric windshield wipers with washers
  • Garmin SD Card Reader
  • Remote Input Device (Grid)
  • Garmin VHF 200 with exterior speaker and horn
  • (2) Shakespeare 5225 VHF antennae
  • KVH M3
  • Airmar heading sensor
  • Fusion Satellite Radio
  • WiFi adapter
  • Network port expander
  • Ritchie compass
  • Controls for running and anchor lights, engine room blowers, air horn, etc.
  • Hardtop equipment painted white


  • SS bi-folding door into pilothouse from cockpit
  • Electrically retractable glass window next to door, opens pilothouse to cockpit
  • Ultra leather L-shaped settee to starboard with storage and tool drawer beneath
  • Adjustable, folding high gloss teak table at dining height or coffee table height
  • Table forward of settee on starboard side with pull out drawer and cabinet below
  • Single Ultra leather settee to port
  • Raised companion L-shaped settee forward of single settee
  • (2) cup holders for companion seat
  • LCD TV, concealed in table forward of companion seat
  • 32" upgraded TV from 28" on lift with DVD player
  • Headliner with sound absorbing panels
  • Ocean Air pleated blinds on all pilothouse windows/doors
  • (2) opening windows aft in pilothouse
  • Wall mounted lighting throughout


  • SS LARGE stand up fridge with freezer
  • 2 burner electric cook top
  • SS convection microwave
  • SS dual sink
  • Keurig coffee machine
  • Marbled counter top
  • Trash bin stored beneath sink

Master Stateroom and Ensuite Head


  • Queen island berth
  • Portlights with Shoji screens
  • Teak and holly sole
  • Drawer storage throughout
  • (2) hanging lockers
  • LED TV with DVD player
  • Sound absorbent headliner
  • Pocket door to private head


  • Custom tile flooring
  • SS Sink with vanity
  • Tecma Eco MSD toilet
  • Separate shower stall with accordion door
  • Tile embellishment in shower
  • Electric shower sump pump
  • Port window
  • Overhead hatch with sun shade and screen
  • Ventilation fan
  • SS towel holder
  • Holding tank visual gauge in head

Guest Stateroom and Guest Head


  • Teak and holly sole
  • Island queen berth
  • Drawer storage throughout
  • Hanging locker
  • Sound absorbing headliner
  • Ensuite access to guest head


  • SS sink with vanity
  • Separate shower stall with seat
  • Jabsco Quiet Flush fresh water MSD toilet
  • Storage locker in shower
  • Electric sump pump
  • Marbled counter top
  • SS towel storage
  • Ventilation fan


The Zeus Joystick docking system enables AUTUMN BLUES to be precisely maneuvered empowering the owner to get her into the most precarious slips with ease.

  • Twin Cummins QSC 8.3 550 hp electronic, fresh water cooled engines
  • Twin CMD Zeus 3800 pod drives
  • (2) 120 A, 12 V alternators
  • Engine room blower
  • Vent ducts
  • Anti skid floor
  • Mylar foam noise insulation

Utility Room

A very clever and versatile area of the boat.  Easily accessed aft and to port, this space allows for easy storage for bulky items or even to accommodate for extra guests or captain. 

  • Opening window port
  • 110 v outlets
  • 12 v outlets
  • shelving
  • large open area for storage or to have a blow-up mattress
  • large hooks


  • 120 V electrical set up
  • (2) AGM Group 31 dedicated engine start batteries
  • (3) AGM 4D deep cycle ship batteries
  • (1) AGM Group 24 designated generator start battery
  • 50amp 3-bank battery charger
  • Onan 13.5 kw generator (325 hours)
  • Onan E series display
  • 4-zone Reverse Cycle AC/heat
  • 50A shore power cable 50ft.
  • Glendenning Cablemaster system
  • St. Maarten amber cabin reading lights
  • LED overhead lighting
  • Halogen lighting
  • Fluorescent engine room lights
  • Water drop muffler
  • Cooling water intake strainer
  • Fail Safe galvanic isolator
  • Illuminated circuit breaker panel

Water and Waste Systems

  • 160 gal water tank
  • SS 20 gal water heater with temperature control valve powered by 110-VAC or residual engine heat
  • Hot and cold water pressure system
  • Fresh water in engine room
  • 70 gal Polythylene holding tank
  • Diaphragm waste pump


  • (5) Fire extinguishers
  • Automatic fire extinguisher in engine room with override
  • (3) Automatic 12 V electric bilge pumps
  • (3) high water alarms and switches
  • Marelon sea valves on all thru-hulls below waterline
  • Bonding system to prevent galvanic corrosion


  • Ultra leather L-shaped settee on transom
  • Teak cockpit table
  • Sure Shade electric retractable cockpit bimini
  • Ultra leather single settee next to pilothouse door
  • (2) cup holders next to single seat
  • Covers for both settees and table
  • Teak decking throughout cockpit including step ups to gunwales
  • (2) SS hand rail for step up
  • (2) Lights mounted in cockpit overhang
  • (2) Speakers
  • Cockpit courtesy lights
  • Hot and Cold fresh water transom shower

Hull and Deck

Modified Deep V Hull

  • Flag Blue Awlgripped hull, red bottom paint, white Urethane double boot stripe, indented gold cove stripe
  • VIP resin infused biaxial E-glass
  • Dual tone anti-skid to reduce glare
  • Teak decking in cockpit
  • Port and Starboard teak cockpit steps to gunwales
  • FRP swim platform with teak decking
  • Transom door to swim platform
  • Ensign mount on transom
  • Lazarette and engine room access in cockpit
  • Teak toe rails
  • PVC rub rail with SS cap
  • Teak brow
  • SS "Sabre" insignia on cabin house
  • 1 1/4" SS railing
  • (8) 15" SS cleats
  • (1) 10" SS cleat at bow for anchor
  • (4) SS line chocks
  • (2) SS skene chocks
  • (2) SS folding cleats aft
  • Anchor locker with fresh water wash down system
  • Anchor roller
  • 44 lb CQR or Delta Anchor w/ "lunch hook"
  • Quick Windlass
  • Burgee rod on bow pulpit


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  • 2013 Sabre 48 Salon Express Video



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